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Services For Grade-Specific Students

Grade levels offer specific and time-sensitive challenges for students as they prepare for college. Prep4CollegeNow founder Andrea (Andi) Frimmer, M.Ed., The ‘Get Your Kid Into College’ Lady, provides grade-specific services for students in grades 8 through 12. For a one-hour consultation, Andi will do a an assessment, educate you and your student on the processes and share helpful insights and tips as you proceed into getting into college. – LEARN MORE

studyingPreparation for college starting in 8th Grade lays the groundwork for your child’s academic and admissions success.

  • Assess student’s aspirations, strengths and weaknesses
  • Meet with student and parents for initial assessment and course selection; 3-week review of course load; quarterly review of grades
  • Develop academic plan for high school
  • Develop action plan with student; adjust throughout the school year
  • Project appropriate summer activities, including internships and summer scholar programs
  • Begin developing student profile to capture the essence of the person and create a Brag Book of extracurricular and school-based activities

For a full list of all services offered, please download our 8th grade flyer here.

image07Freshmen year is when the student’s activities and achievements, in school and out, become especially important for successful college admission. It’s a time to encourage students to experiment with a variety of extracurricular activities. Ideally, one or two will be selected to help shape a winning profile.

  • Assess student’s aspirations, strengths and weaknesses
  • Meet with student and parents for initial assessment and course selection; 3-week review of course load; quarterly review of grades
  • Design a four-year academic plan
  • Develop action plan with student; adjust throughout the school year
  • Determine appropriate summer activities, including internships and summer scholar programs
  • Develop or update student profile to capture the essence of the person and create a Brag Book of extracurricular and school-based activities

For a full list of all services offered, please download our 9th grade flyer here.

MG_0788web-300x200Time is moving fast as the student prepares for college. We help bring admission into tighter focus and begin setting the stage for the application process, working with parents to encourage the student to focus on developing positive grades, test scores, leadership roles and extracurricular activities.

  • Update the student’s profile and Brag Book
  • Review the three-year academic plan including courses, any remediation needed and grades
  • Determine appropriate summer activities, including internships and summer scholar programs
  • Participate in SAT prep course, take practice ACT/SAT and prepare for and take SAT II subject tests and AP exams
  • Research potential colleges, develop criteria, create a list of target colleges and plan college visits

For a full list of all services offered, please download our 10th grade flyer here.

During junior year, students are highly engaged in their school careers, focused on areas of interests and passions. Planning, organization and time management are crucial for juggling schoolwork, extracurricular activities and standardized test preparation. Along with the parents, we guide the student through the action plan and encourage him or her to excel throughout this challenging year.

  • Develop a preliminary resume
  • Review the two-year plan, incorporate remediation where needed, track grades
  • Determine appropriate summer activities, including internships and summer scholar programs
  • Prepare for and participate in PSAT, ACT/SAT, SAT II and AP exams
  • Finalize college selection criteria, research college major of interest, and determine the colleges’ rating in that major
  • Complete college visits and the application interview if one is required

For a full list of all services offered, please download our 11th grade flyer here.

The application process can overwhelm students and families. Insight and support is provided before, during and after the college admission process.

  • The summer before senior year students complete internships and summer scholar programs, and complete essay-writing and college application tutorials
  • Choose schools from targeted list and begin the application process
  • Review SAT/ACT/SAT II subject tests and AP test scores; assess and recommend any retakes and coaching
  • Refine resume, obtain references from teachers and counselors, complete college essays and polish each application for final submission
  • Research scholarship and grant support
  • Review acceptances culminating in final college selection

For a full list of all services offered, please download our 12th grade flyer here.

Success Tips for Freshmen
What to do in 9th Grade

  • Meet your high school guidance counselor at the beginning of the school year.
  • Take the right classes.
  • Colleges will evaluate you based on the classes you’ve taken.
  • Develop the skills and habits that will allow you to continue to be successful academically.

Success Tips for Sophomores
Ramping Up in 10th Grade

  • Take charge of your study skills.
  • Developing excellent reading comprehension skills is key to success in 10th grade.
  • Superior time management skills are key to success in 10th grade.
  • Continue to be involved in extra-curricular and community service activities.
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Success Tips for Juniors
Critical Steps in 11th Grade

  • Take academically challenging courses.
  • Prepare for and take standardized tests.
  • Your junior year grades are the most important for college admissions.
  • Stay or get involved in extra-curricular activities.
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Success Tips for Seniors
Understand How to Pick Your College in 12th Grade

  • Finish and submit all your college applications.
  • Continue making campus visits.
  • Complete your college essays the college essay is an important part of the application process.
  • Meet with your high school counselor to make certain you are on track for graduation.

Get A One-Hour Personalized Session with Expert College Admissions Counselor, Andi Frimmer

Learn the basics of what it will take to get into college and why working with Andi can save you time, money and get
your child multiple acceptance letters!

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